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Jawed Naqvi

The past in modern idiom

The past in modern idiom

Can MeToo succeed in a culture where children are married off for social or economic exigencies? Published Oct 16, 2018 07:21am
If democracy subverts itself

If democracy subverts itself

The implicit contrariness of democracies is more a respite from singular trouble than an agreeable pact. Published Oct 09, 2018 07:05am
What one leaves behind

What one leaves behind

Why is there fanfare when some people pass away and not when their colleagues with equal merit go? Published Sep 11, 2018 06:40am
Can’t kill a good idea

Can’t kill a good idea

A monopoly on the popular medium of information (and disinformation) has seldom prevented the fall of unpopular regimes. Published Sep 04, 2018 06:02am
Relief from ‘Mian’ Musharraf

Relief from ‘Mian’ Musharraf

Pro-Hindutva groups are campaigning to foment a Hindu-Muslim divide in Kerala — having failed, they look desperate. Updated Aug 28, 2018 11:08am
Questioning Nehru’s country

Questioning Nehru’s country

There have been brilliant movies about the Muslim quandary in a tentatively free India. Published Aug 21, 2018 06:59am
Promising tryst gone awry

Promising tryst gone awry

Both claim to be independent but Pakistan and India have missed the point about being a free people. Published Aug 14, 2018 07:29am
Dream team for Gibran

Dream team for Gibran

There’s little time to waste. But reflect we must on the poet’s worst fears about a nation’s fall. Published Jul 24, 2018 07:36am